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April 16, 2014 | Douglas P. Guarino | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament , Nuclear Weapons Programs , SLBMs , ICBMs
The fiscal 2015 budget proposal delays -- but does not abandon -- plans for the new Navy and Air Force warheads.
April 16, 2014 | Uranium Enrichment , Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
Envoys on Tuesday said Iran has eliminated 50 percent of the uranium it could most easily convert into nuclear-bomb fuel, the Associated Press reports.
April 16, 2014 | Extended Deterrence , Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
The United States on Tuesday said it had held constructive talks with China about North Korea, amid concerns about a potential forthcoming nuclear test.
Other Current Stories
Saudi Arabia's top diplomat accused the Syrian regime of conducting new chemical strikes that he called a test of "international will," Reuters reports.
A former Bush administration policy analyst is warning a military conflict in Ukraine could affect the electric grid and endanger the nation's nuclear reactors.
A terminated U.S. Army facility worker faces charges for holding what was thought to be a deadly form of uranium, the Newark Star-Ledger reports.
An expert plan on alternatives to constructing a costly enriched-uranium processing plant has been completed and turned over to the Energy Department.
International authorities said Syria did not meet a Sunday goal date for sending most of its chemical arms overseas, the Xinhua News Agency reports.
Quote of the Day
Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren, on the recent buzzing by a Russian fighter jet of a U.S. antimissile warship in the Black Sea.
I would have difficulty believing that two Russian pilots, on their own, would choose to take such an action.